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Senior Project Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 12/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH85337

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required

  • Experience in successfully managing standard projects
  • Good knowledge of Project Management principles in accordance with industry and company standards.
  • Knowledge and experience as graded in PMCDF competency framework for Project Managers.
  • Team Leadership including the management of relationships and conflicts within project team.
  • Resource Management.
  • Financial management.
  • Delivery of the project to agreed timelines.
  • Working within the Life Cycle process to ensure the quality of the project is structured and achieved.
  • Ability to negotiate with internal team.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A reasonable level of commercial awareness.
  • A leadership style that will enable a consistent approach to delivery.
  • Knowledge of other functional disciplines related to delivery (e.g. finance).

Key Accountabilities.

  • Management of projects to deliver project objectives that are defined in the Project Business Case and Project Mandate.
  • Ensuring projects meets all governance requirements in accordance with company policies and processes.
  • Ensuring projects meet all compliance requirements especially with respect to Legal and Safety requirements in accordance with corporate policies and processes.
  • Leadership of the project team
  • Management of suppliers, where appropriate, to ensure the fulfilment of the requirements within a Statement Of Works that meets the standards of the Project Mandate.
  • Manage and resolve scheduling conflicts and where required seek additional support either internally or externally.
  • Manage resourcing forecast using appropriate tools.
  • Work with procurement to obtain pricing and manage the purchase of all materials associated to the delivery of projects.
  • Management of Risks and Issues and the implementation of mitigation strategies.
  • Arrange periodic meetings with teams and team leads to discuss all activities.
  • Produce periodic reports and review as required.
  • Alert management to any significant Risks.

Desirable Qualifications.

  • Experience working with an IT environment.
  • Industry recognised qualification. i.e. Prince2 / AMP / PMP

Demonstrable experience of full Lifecycle Project Management

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